SOURCE: Franklin Wireless Corporation

Franklin Wireless Corporation

February 13, 2011 03:01 ET

Franklin Wireless Unveils the M700 Series of Embedded Modules for LTE, HSPA+ and EVDO Networks

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - February 13, 2011) - Mobile World Congress 2011 -- Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL), the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced the upcoming worldwide launch of its new M700 Series of embedded modules. The M700 Series includes the dual-mode LTE/EVDO and dual-mode LTE/HSPA+ embedded modules and are expected to be available in the second quarter of 2011. These versatile devices feature a Mini PCI Express Card form factor and are designed to be integrated into laptops, netbooks, portable media players (PMP), E-books, tablets and M2M (machine-to-machine) products that operate over LTE, HSPA+ and EVDO networks.

"Franklin Wireless is very pleased to announce the availability of our new M700 Series of embedded modules," stated OC Kim, president of Franklin Wireless. "These devices are an important addition to our growing portfolio of embedded modules and complement our previously announced and currently available M600 Series."

The M700 Series of embedded modules will support Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Android, Linux and Mac OS® X.

Additional information about the M700 Series of embedded modules, as well as the Company's other products will be available at the Franklin Wireless exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, Spain taking place from February 14-17, 2011. The Company's exhibit is located in the App Planet Exhibition (Upper Village in Hall 7), Embedded Devices Pavilion, Stand 7EM24.

About Franklin Wireless

Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL) is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of high speed wireless data products including third generation ("3G") and fourth generation ("4G") modems, routers and modules. Our current products are focused on widely deployed cellular technologies including CDMA EVDO Rev A, HSPA, WiMAX and LTE. We were the world's first supplier of both CDMA EVDO Rev A and dual-mode (CDMA EVDO Rev A/WiMAX) Universal Serial Bus (USB) modems. Franklin's other products include Wi-Fi "hotspot" routers (which operate over WiMAX or CDMA networks) and wireless modules that are generally sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Our company's primary customers are wireless carriers who seek innovative, reliable and cost effective technology solutions for their subscribers. Our customer base extends from the United States to South America and the Caribbean.

Franklin Wireless is headquartered in San Diego, California and has a majority ownership position in Franklin Technology Inc. (FTI), a research and development facility located in Seoul, South Korea. FTI provides design, development and manufacturing services to Franklin for its wireless data products. For additional information, please visit www.franklinwireless.com.

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